Support at Home Framework Hengoed and Ebbw Vale 

Support at Home Framework Hengoed and Ebbw Vale

The purpose is to establish a flexible Framework Agreement to deliver domiciliary care and respite at home for adults and children.

United Kingdom-Hengoed: Health and social work services

2019/S 103-250345

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7PG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443863161
E-mail: sellwhl@caerphilly.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1443863167
NUTS code: UKL16
Internet address(es):Main address: www.caerphilly.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0272

I.1)Name and addresses

Blaenau Gwent County Borough Council
Municipal Offices, Civic Centre
Ebbw Vale
NP23 6XB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495311556
E-mail: commissioningteam@blaenau-gwent.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL16

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Support at Home Service

Reference number: CCBC/PS1825/19/HS

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Caerphilly CBC and Blaenau Gwent CBC are collaborating on a joint procurement procedure for a support at home service, with Caerphilly CBC as the lead Council. The purpose is to establish a flexible Framework Agreement to deliver domiciliary care and respite at home for adults and children. The framework is divided into lots, providers can tender for 1 or more lots.

The service will support the needs of the following people:

— children and young people (under the age of 18),

— older people,

— people with dementia,

— people with a learning disability,

— people with a physical and/or sensory impairment, including acquired brain injury,

— people with a mental health problem,

— people with a substance misuse problem.

The service is to be provided within the Individual’s own home, this could mean a home they own, social landlord tenancy, private landlord tenancy, extra care or supported living tenancy.

There can be no guarantee to the amount of work awarded under this framework.

Full details can be found in the ITT.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Caerphilly Provision Support at Home for Adults

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85300000
85100000
85140000
85310000
85320000
98000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Caerphilly CBC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a support at home service (domiciliary care and respite at home service) for adult services for Caerphilly CBC.

All providers that meet the requirements of the award criteria under this lot shall be awarded to the framework, initially there is no limit to the number of providers awarded under this lot.

The commissioner reserves the right to increase the maximum number of service provider providers per lot if capacity issues are experienced during the period of the framework. This process shall be run in line with refresh periods. Full details can be found in the ITT.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 120

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the duration in months is the maximum potential 120 months if the extension periods are taken up. The estimated cost for this framework is based on current rates and level of service for the maximum number of months under this framework.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Blaenau Gwent Provision of Support at Home for Adults

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85100000
85140000
85310000
85300000
98000000
85320000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Blaenau Gwent CBC

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a support at home service (domiciliary care and respite at home service) for Adult Services for Blaenau Gwent CBC.

In line with the requirements of the award criteria, the top 10 providers shall be awarded to the framework under this lot.

The commissioner reserves the right to increase the maximum number of service provider providers per lot if capacity issues are experienced during the period of the framework. This process shall be run in line with refresh periods. Full details can be found in the ITT.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 120

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the duration in months is the maximum potential 120 months if the extension periods are taken up. The estimated cost for this framework is based on current rates and level of service for the maximum number of months under this framework.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Caerphilly Provision of Support at Home for Children

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85100000
85140000
85310000
85300000
98000000
85320000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Caerphilly CBC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a support at home service (domiciliary care and respite at home service) for children services for Caerphilly CBC.

All providers that meet the requirements of the award criteria under this lot shall be awarded to the framework, initially there is no limit to the number of providers awarded under this lot.

The commissioner reserves the right to increase the maximum number of service provider providers per lot if capacity issues are experienced during the period of the framework. This process shall be run in line with refresh periods. Full details can be found in the ITT.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the duration in months is the maximum potential 120 months if the extension periods are taken up. The estimated cost for this framework is based on current rates and level of service for the maximum number of months under this framework.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Blaenau Gwent Provision of Support at Home for Children

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000
85100000
85140000
85300000
85310000
98000000
85320000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL16
Main site or place of performance:

Within the boundaries of Blaenau Gwent CBC.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a support at home service (domiciliary care and respite at home service) for children services for Blaenau Gwent CBC.

In line with the requirements of the award criteria, the top 5 providers shall be awarded to the framework under this lot.

The commissioner reserves the right to increase the maximum number of service provider providers per lot if capacity issues are experienced during the period of the framework. This process shall be run in line with refresh periods. Full details can be found in the ITT.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Duration in months: 120

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note that the duration in months is the maximum potential 120 months if the extension periods are taken up. The estimated cost for this framework is based on current rates and level of service for the maximum number of months under this framework.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

This framework is for all new Individual Service Contracts (ISC) from the commencement of the arrangement. It is the commissioners intention that all existing ISC at the time of awarding the framework will remain with the existing service providers, to ensure there is continuity of care for the individuals.

The commissioner shall reserve the right to undertake a review of any ISC and such packages shall be re-brokered in line with the commissioners process under this framework. All ISC remaining with existing providers that have been awarded under any historical agreement, shall be novated to this framework terms and conditions.

All call-offs of ISC’s shall be undertaken in line with the criteria of the tender documentation with the providers awarded to the framework.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This opportunity is being tendered under the Public Contracts Regulation 2015, schedule 3, falling within Regulation 74-77, otherwise known as the Light Touch Regime. The arrangement is a flexible framework agreement.

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

Award criteria — the procurement process shall follow a 2-stage, open procedure, Stage 1: Selection stage, Stage 2: Award stage.

Tenderers are required to comply with all the mandatory questions and pass all pass/fail questions to proceed to Stage 2: Award stage.

Stage 2: Award stage: this will be evaluated using the MEAT criterion, structured as price 30 %/quality 70 %. Quality shall consist of tender response 30 %, presentation 15 % and Interview 25 %.

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 169-385594

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 25/06/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

Within Stage 1: Selection stage: service providers applying to join the framework, shall have their financial stability assessed by utilising Dunn and Bradstreet (D&B). Service providers with a risk indicator Score of 4 — Significant level of risk, shall not be excluded from the process, but shall be given the option to provide a statement to explain why the company has such a rating and they shall need to reassure the commissioner that they have suitable assurances in place to fulfil any contracts, in the form of a bank bond or financial guarantee from a parent company or other source.

The successful service providers must be in a position to commence work under the framework from 1.10.2019. The framework is for a period of five (5) years from the commencement date. The Council may wish to extend the Agreement for a further period up to five (5) years. This extension can take the form of either 1 extension for the whole five (5) years or several shorter extensions up to a cumulative maximum total of five (5) years.

Service providers are requested to submit a cost based on an hourly rate for the lot(s) they wish to submit a tender response for, which must include travel time. The hourly floor rate for this service is 14,50 GBP.

It is a condition of the framework that service providers must have an Electronic Call Monitoring (ECM) system in place and fully functioning within three (3) months of being awarded to the framework.

The commissioner shall reserve the right not to award a contract to a service provider if they submit costs that are not economically sustainable for the commissioner.

New service providers shall be permitted to apply to join the framework at set times/intervals as advertised by the commissioner, on a twelve (12) month basis. This period may be shortened or extended, during the validity period of the opportunity, for example at times where there is poor capacity within the marketplace. A Contract Notice shall be issued via sell2wales to inform the market of the opportunity via the link https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales

Full details can be found in the ITT

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales website at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=92422

(WA Ref:92422)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Caerphilly County Borough Council
Penallta House, Tredomen Park, Ystrad Mynach
Hengoed
CF82 7PG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1443863161
Fax: +44 1443863167Internet address: www.caerphilly.gov.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/05/2019

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